UNCLOS MAPPING

for Norway and Iceland (1999-2002)

CHALLENGE: to complete UNCLOS seismic and bathymetric surveys on the seabed 200 NM beyond Norwegian and Icelandic waters (i.e. beyond the EEZ). Norway and Iceland aimed to extend their influence in these waters.

HRSS/HRGS ROLE:
Offshore Client Representative. Representing the interests of the Norwegian Governmental Department (NPD) on the British Vessel and Iceland (Icelandic Marine Research Institute) on an Icelandic Vessel.

SPECIALISED SKILLS:

LESSON LEARNED:
How to work from a commercial viewpoint within research and governmental organisations.

OBSERVATIONS:
A new respect for working in extremely remote areas (no rescue services) in deep waters and severely hazardous weather conditions.

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